Originally written on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 11/30/12
The Oregon State Beavers should beat the Nicholls State Colonels on Saturday. It’s as close to a guaranteed win as you can get in college football. The Colonels have won just one of their ten games while playing in the Southland conference of the NCAA’s football championship subdivision (formerly Division 1A.) Nicholls state is scoring just over 19 points per game while allowing almost 35. They have not faced an opponent of Oregon State’s quality all season. The last time that Nicholls state played an FBS opponent, they lost to Tulsa by fifty points. There should really be no question of whether the Beavers are going to win this game. The question is how fast can Oregon State build up a lead that will let them play some of their lesser used seniors? Oregon State’s roster boasts 16 seniors. Some of them have been key pieces on this year’s team. Guys like Colby Prince, Markus Wheaton, Jordan Poyer and Andrew Seumalo have made significant names for themselves during their time at...
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